I never said that it would be "perfect" for everyone, just "good" for most of
73 - Guy
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org;
> email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: RE: [CQ-Contest] Frequency
> Conservation> Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 21:06:46 -0400> > > > > This ruling
> allows more flexibility in how the bands are > > used. I can't see how this
> can be anything but good for > > everyone. Even the curmudgeons ;-).
> Spectrum that gets > > used is less likely to be taken away. > > Not true
> ... digital operation is not permitted in spectrum > allocated to phone. The
> changes on 80 and 40 will push a > substantial amount of domestic digital
> activity right into > the middle of Advanced/General/Novice/Tech+ CW activity
> and > will result is a substantial problem. I can almost guarantee > the
> automated WinLink systems will ruin plenty of SS and > other contest "run"
> frequencies by firing up without listening > and cranking away endlessly
> until they get their message through. > > These changes are a disaster for
> digital acti
vity and it will > be put squarely in competition with much of the current CW
usage. > In addition, given the regulatory prohibition on digital operation >
in the phone/image allocations, the pressure on a declining > "narrowband"
allocations will only continue to the detriment of > CW. > > The sad part is
that most of the problems are avoidable with > two simple changes: > > 1)
make the 80/75 division at 3650 instead of 3600 > 2) allow (continued)
digital access to 7075-7100 and > delete the US R1/R3 phone allocation
there now that > R1/R3 have access to 7100 - 7200. > > 73, > > ...
Joe, W4TV > >
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